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bob48

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on: March 15, 2020, 08:31:07 AM
What are your 5 favourite aircraft? No restrictions, any period, civil or military.

This is my current list, subject to change for no particular reason.

1) OV-10 Bronco

2) D.H. Mosquito

3) An.22

4) F4U Corsair

5) Hs 129

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Reply #1 on: March 15, 2020, 08:42:07 AM
In no order (except the first two which are the same as two on your list)  :)

1) F4U Corsair
2) DH Mosquito
3) SR-71
4) B-17 FF
5) A-10 Thunderbolt II

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Reply #2 on: March 15, 2020, 08:56:02 AM
Only 5 eh?

Not in any order but off the top of my mind..

1) Fw-190
2) ME-262
3) B-17
4) F-14
5) F-15


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Reply #3 on: March 15, 2020, 09:05:20 AM
I could have said 10, or 20, and it would still not be enough :)

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Reply #4 on: March 15, 2020, 09:35:22 AM
Very true.

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Reply #5 on: March 15, 2020, 10:08:22 AM
1) Some kind of cabin biplane, the name escapes me at the moment...

2) Republic RC-3 Seabee

3) US Navy's ZRS series of scout Zeppelins (USS Akron, USS Macon)

3) Me 262

4) TBD Devastator

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Reply #6 on: March 15, 2020, 10:51:32 AM
^I think I may know what your (1) is..............but its just a guess.

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Reply #7 on: March 15, 2020, 01:57:02 PM
Dragon Rapide?


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Reply #8 on: March 15, 2020, 01:58:16 PM
1. P-51
2. C-47
3. SR-71
4. F-15
5. F/A-18

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Reply #9 on: March 15, 2020, 04:21:01 PM
(1) F-14
(2) A-6
(3) G-21
(4) Boeing 314 Clipper
(5) Airbus A-320



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Reply #10 on: March 15, 2020, 07:39:50 PM

(3) G-21


The New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks has a Goose that was rebuilt by the Kaman Helicopter company into an early tilt-rotor concept vehicle for the US Navy:



https://www.neam.org/shell.php?page=aircraft_collection_detail&name=kamank16b

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Reply #11 on: March 15, 2020, 07:44:06 PM
Looks like the Tales of the Gold Monkey plane.

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Reply #12 on: March 15, 2020, 07:52:00 PM
That's the one (minus all the modifications). B_C was probably a fan of the show when he was a kid.

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Reply #13 on: March 16, 2020, 07:45:14 AM
Dragon Rapide?



I have a very nice download freeware one of those for FSX  :bigthumb:

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Reply #14 on: March 16, 2020, 07:52:44 AM
(1) F-14
(2) A-6
(3) G-21
(4) Boeing 314 Clipper
(5) Airbus A-320

Both the A-6 and Clipper would be on my extended list of favourites. It was an Airbus A320 that we flew in down to Bristol and back last November. The A380 is awesome, but fat too big to land at Newcastle, although they have been talking (arguing)  about extending the runway for several years. I think the Boeing 777 is the biggest that it can handle at present. I know that there is an Emirates 777 that does a daily flight to Dubai.

We're only about 5 miles away from the airport and not far off the flightpath for departures. Yesterday we had an RAF Airbus 400 fly low over the house. Great looking aircraft.

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